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Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
in, my right hon. friends the business secretary and the science minister have also put in a huge amount of work, the enterprise zone is working well and it has attracted over 20 high-tech companies. pfizer is now staying, with 700 jobs as well. it has been a success and it shows that if you work together with the private sector, you can get good results like this. >> the disability benefits consortium of over 50 charities has signed a letter to the secretary of state for work and pensions calling for immediate action to exempt disabled people from the bedroom tax. why on earth do the prime minister and his government refuse to listen? >> obviously, what we have done is to exempt disabled people who need an extra room. this does, i think, come back to a basic issue of fairness, which is this people in private sector rented accommodation who get housing benefit do not get a subsidy for spare rooms, whereas people in council houses do get a subsidy for spare rooms. that is why it was right to end it, and it is right to end it thinking of the 1.8 million people in our country on hous
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